Drake Announces New Album Title ‘Views From The 6’
Drake has already promised that he will drop a new album in spring 2015. Now, Billboard reports that, while he’s yet to record in earnest, Drake has already decided on an album title: Views From The 6, which reportedly references his hometown Toronto’s area codes 416 and 647.
Drake first announced a follow-up to 2013’s Nothing Was The Same in his song “0 To 100 / The Catch-Up.” Based on his verse, his new album will arrive among a slew of releases from his Warner Bros. label imprint OVO Sound. Toronto producer-singer PARTYNEXTDOOR just premiered his new single “Recognize,” featuring Drake and off the sequel to his 2013 self-titled debut, out July 29. Production duo Majid Jordan, featured on Drake’s “Hold On We’re Going Home,” will drop their A Place Like This EP a week prior. Drake’s verse also promises new music from signees P. Reign (perhaps his third mixtape, Dear America) and OB O’Brien (who appears hawking mixtapes to Juicy J in the “Worst Behavior” video), though release dates have yet to be announced.
So if his plans and purported title are any indication, all Drake cares about is money and the city that he’s from. Based on how fans reacted to the news, though, his ambitions may come with a consequence. Blame Billboard for mentioning Jennifer Lopez‘s 1999 debut, On The 6, with their news. “The subway J Lo was on? ” one fan said of Drake’s title, as comparisons between the two continue to pile up.
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